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289 B.C. Olympiad 122.4


Consuls: M. Valerius M.f. Maximus Corvinus (II), Q. Caedicius Q.f. Noctua
Athenian archon: (?) Aristion

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1 PON ?? Timon of Phlius moves to Chalcedon, where he becomes a professional philosopher.
DiogLaert_9'109-110; { Timon was born about 320 B.C. (OCD_t) and had studied for some time under Stilpon and others, before leaving for Chalcedon.}
2 SYR << Seleucus moves Jewish settlers into his new cities.
* Read Josephus' account
4Macc_3'20; Joseph:AJ_12'119-120; +Hieron:Chron_1727.
3 MAC << Agathocles sends his son to arrange an alliance with Demetrius.
~Diod_21.15'1; { CAH_7.1'408; Green_223-224.}
4 Pyrrhus defeats Pantauchus, the general of Demetrius.
* Read Plutarch's account
~Plut:Pyrrh_7'4-10'1, ~:Demetr_41'1-5, :Mor_975'B; { CAH_7.2'461.}
4a Document: SEG_48.588, a treaty between Demetrius and the Aetolians.
5 ITA ?? Agathocles is forced by ill health to withdraw from Italy.
~Just_23.2'3-4.
6 MAC Demetrius makes himself unpopular with his subjects by his haughty and luxurious lifestyle; he claims to be the only true king.
* Read Plutarch's account
~Plut:Demetr_41'6-42'1, :Mor_823'C-D; Athen_6.261'b<q" Phylarch_31>, 12.535'f-536'a<q" Duris_14>, 13.593'a.
7 Pyrrhus invades Macedonia, but is driven out by Demetrius.
* Read Plutarch's account
~Plut:Pyrrh_10'2-4, ~:Demetr_43'1-2.
8 Demetrius assembles an army and fleet to invade Asia.
* Read Plutarch's account
~Plut:Pyrrh_10'5, ~:Demetr_43'3-7; { ~CAH_7.1'108; Green_691.}
9 ETR << The Romans found a colony at Hadria.
~[Liv]:Per_11; { CAH_7.1'391, '421.}
10 ROM >> The censors complete the census.
~[Liv]:Per_11; { The previous census is recorded in 293 B.C.}

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